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Call Number: MS Hunter 16 (S.2.6)
Date of Creation: 1732
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Hunter 1-658
Content: Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Typvs Eclipseos Lvnaris ad Diem Octavam (?) Jvnii Anni MDCCXXXII.
Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Longitvdo et Latitvdo Metropolivm Sinensivm.
Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Explicatio Typi pro Eclipsi Lvnari ad Diem Vicesimum Primvm Novembris Anni MDCCXXXIII.
Theophili (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, Cyclvs Horarivs Sinicvs, Manjuricvs, Mongolicvs, Tataricus.
All Chinese and Latin.
Inserted loose at the beginning is a sheet of (Russian) paper with the names of the twelve signs of the Zodiac in Latin, Russian and Turkish.
Inserted at the same place is a booklet of 20 thin Chinese paper leaves printed in Chinese and Manchu (?) on one side only. On the first page of this brochure in T.S. Bayer's hand: Von der Eclipse | Im Monde | 1732 den 28 Mai ist mir dieses | von dem Reverendo Ignatio Kegler in Pekin zugesandt.
The title-page is as follows: Eclipsis Lunaris | Anno 1732 8 Januarii stili novi | Latine conversa | Simul cum Latitudine et Longitudine | metropolium | et cum Cyclo Horario | doctrinaque de | Horis Sinicis etc. | Composita | ex recentioribus observationibus | a | Theophilo Sigefrido Bayero | Regiomontano.
The following recto contains this table of contents: Typus Eclipseos lunaris | ad diem [space] Iunii 1732 | vna cum interpretatione mea | item | Longitudo et latitudo metropolium Sinensium | Secundum quam Tribunal Pekinense Ma- | thematicum calculos inire solet, constituta | ex recentissimis observationibus | Explicatio Typi pro Eclipsi Lunari ad diem 21. | Nov. 1735, a Patre Ignatio Koegler transmissa | Cyclus Horarius Sinicus, Mangjuricus, Manga- | licus Tataricus cum horis et minutis Europaeis Comparatus.
For Theophilus (Gottlieb) Siegfried Bayer, see MS Hunter 457.
[Formerly S.5.12; S.5.71]
Arrangement: List Item Content
Physical Description: Bound volume.
Paper, 10 3/8 x 8, ff. 36, written (by G.S. Bayer) mainly in two parallel cols., Chinese (left), and Latin (right), of about 16 lines, each 9 x 1 and 9 x 6 respectively, ruled and margined in Tabula and Cyclus only, many blank leaves. Early Cent. XVIII. (1732.)
Binding: Pasteboards, covered marbled-paper
Access: Normal conditions
Language: Chinese
Material Type: Document
Bibliography: John Young & P.H. Aitken, A catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of the Hunterian Museum in the University of Glasgow (Glasgow, 1908), pp 454-455.
Accession Number: 2482
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Theophilus Gottlieb Siegfried Bayer 1694-1738
Sinologist.
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